ICT40120 Certificate IV in Information Technology

Qualification Description

ICT40120 – Certificate IV in Information Technology

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who are job ready and competent in a wide range of information and communications technology (ICT) roles and apply a broad range of skills in varied work contexts, using problem solving skills and effective communication with others.

The skills required for these roles may include, but are not restricted to:

  • Database development: interpreting specifications, technical designs and flow charts,
    modifying software applications, constructing technical specifications from models and
    testing, and writing technical documents
  • Database maintenance: managing, cleaning, storing and verifying organisational data, and
    evaluating compliance with internal and external data ethics regulations and legislation
    Gaming development: creating 2D and 3D modelling and animation software through scripts
    and storyboards
  • Networking: installing, configuring and testing networks and servers in organisations
    Programming: building, testing and applying basic object-oriented language skills, user
    interfaces and software developments
  • Systems administration support: implementing maintenance procedures and support to help
    troubleshoot system applications
  • Web development: designing website layouts through textual and visual content transfer,
    search engine optimisation and simple markup language documents

Possible Job Titles

  • Computer Technician
  • Client Support Officer (ICT)
  • Network Operation Technician
  • Software Support Technician
  • Technical Officer (ICT)

*Gamma Education & Training Pty Ltd does not guarantee that international graduates will obtain the listed jobs as international student employment will depend on factors in the student’s home country and home country corporate environment. However, Graduates will gain skills relevant to the learning and development functions performed

Course Information

Certificate IV
CRICOS Course Code


  • 52 weeks


  • Study Weeks = 40
  • Holiday Weeks = 12


  • Brisbane Campus

Entry Requirement

Gamma Education & Training Pty Ltd is committed to providing quality, industry-relevant education while supporting students throughout their study.

Qualification Structure

20 units must be completed:

7 Core units
13 Elective units

7 Core Units

  • BSBCRT404 Apply advanced critical thinking to work processes
  • BSBXCS404 Contribute to cyber security risk management
  • ICTICT426    Identify and evaluate emerging technologies and practices
  • ICTICT443    Work collaboratively in the ICT industry
  • ICTICT451    Comply with IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments
  • ICTPRG302   Apply introductory programming techniques
  • ICTSAS432   Identify and resolve client ICT problems

13 Elective units

  • ICTNWK422  Install and manage servers
  • ICTWEB452 Create a markup language document
  • ICTCYS407   Gather, analyse and interpret threat data
  • ICTICT425    Implement WHS, environmental sustainability and anti-discrimination practices in an ICT workplace
  • ICTICT429    Determine and confirm client business requirements
  • BSBWOR404 Develop work priorities
  • ICTSAD402   Develop and present ICT feasibility reports
  • ICTNWK425  Build small wireless local area networks
  • ICTWEB441  Produce basic client-side script
  • BSBXTW401 Lead and facilitate a team (IMP DIP)
  • BSBXCS402 Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices (IMP DIP)
  • ICTICT523    Gather data to identify business requirements (IMP DIP)
  • ICTPRG535   Build advanced user interfaces (IMP DIP)

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